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Stay in the best-kept village in a holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Portloe, Cornwall

Portloe village is a small, untouched, fishing village on the Roseland Peninsula in the county of Cornwall. It won the best-kept village award last year alongside St Tudy and Altarnun. Most see Portloe village as a jewel on the peninsula and without doubt one of the most beautiful villages in Cornwall. Portloe is situated into a steep valley on the sheltered west coast of Veryan Bay. It has a small shingle beach.

Places to stay in Portloe, Cornwall

The beauty of Portloe has made it a popular film location and it was used to replicate Ireland in the BBC's Wild West with Dawn French and Catharine Tate and the film, Irish Jam. In the past it has replicated the Mediterranean in Forever England with John Mills and was also use in Channel 4's Camomile Lawn and an early version of Treasure Island. This is popular holiday destination that keeps the tourist information particularly busy with holiday enquiries for self catering holiday homes.

Estate agents in the area also participate in the holiday rental business and the most popular type of accommodation property in Portloe is a self-catering cottage. Cottages offer visitors more freedom than a hotel and present a home away from home experience so that they are free to explore Cornwall as they please. Many Cottages in this totally unspoilt area look the same as when they were built but you will find that all Portloe holiday cottages and farm barn conversations are completely refurbished inside.

The names of some of the cottages in Portloe depict the area perfectly, names such as farm cottage, dolphin, cove, beach, ocean view and Bay cottage. Portloe is close to the scenic coves of Portholland and Portscatho, ten minutes from the old castle at St Mawes and Caerhays Castle and the famous thatched round house at Veryan.

Things to do in Portloe, Cornwall

Portloe cottages are ideally situated for walking the coastal paths of Cornwall, for sailing, boating, sea fishing, course fishing, golf, visiting heritage sites, museums, art galleries and extreme sports. The Lugger Hotel and Ship in the centre of the village and opposite the church offers a relaxed atmosphere, meals, cream teas and snacks.

It only takes about an hour to drive from one end of Cornwall to the other so you are never far from anywhere and can even cross over the border into the city of Plymouth in Devon. Lizard, Looe, Penryn, Falmouth, Boscastle, Bude and the city of Truro are a few favoured haunts with holidaymakers.

Several events are held on around the Portloe district including the RS Feva weekend, which is a sailing event put on by the Roseland Paddle and Sail, Jazz on the Quay, which is part of the Fal river festival, Pilot Cutter Review and Loe beach regatta. Portloe is busy at these times of the year so cottages will need to be booked well in advance.

Weather in Portloe, Cornwall

Portloe's climate is mild and warm, but coastal areas are prone to sea mists and the north coast of Cornwall will feel slightly cooler.

Travel to Portloe, Cornwall

Plymouth and Newquay airports serve Portloe and Truro is the nearest mainline railway station. Truronian operate buses in the area and the Roseland Community bus goes to St Austell once a month and has special mystery tours and visits to gardens and shows.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (16 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #8131613
    16
    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.6/5
      (11 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 6
      Cottage #6798699
      11
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Apartment #6798234
        1
          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (8 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6798253
          8
          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
            • 4 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            Cottage #6816265
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #6897656
              2
              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Cottage #8168774
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #6826091
                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #6816478
                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                      (9 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #6798254
                      9
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Apartment #6798379
                        1
                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                          (16 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #6798651
                          16
                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #8304462
                              • 4 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 7
                              House #8118491
                              7
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (25 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #1992428
                                25
                                Viewed 198 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (33 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #8147142
                                  33
                                  Viewed 137 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (16 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Apartment #8119558
                                    16
                                    Viewed 108 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (16 reviews)
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                                      • Studio
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Cottage #6734905
                                      16
                                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (35 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Barn #8168616
                                        35
                                        Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (18 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #6785474
                                          18
                                          Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (18 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            Cottage #8103973
                                            18
                                            Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (13 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Barn #1784347
                                              13
                                              Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (12 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Cottage #8134710
                                                12
                                                Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Bungalow #1884571
                                                  10
                                                  Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    House #8106723
                                                    17
                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (36 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                      Apartment #1903452
                                                      36
                                                      Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                        (26 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #8047461
                                                        26
                                                        Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                          House #8138805
                                                          10
                                                          Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (20 reviews)
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                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            House #8151818
                                                            20
                                                            Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (18 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Cottage #6712453
                                                              18
                                                              Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (33 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #8109315
                                                                33
                                                                Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                  (27 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                  Cottage #8129170
                                                                  27
                                                                  Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #705929
                                                                    17
                                                                    Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (13 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #401909
                                                                      13
                                                                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                        (19 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #1378944
                                                                        19
                                                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (21 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          House #6082701
                                                                          21
                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (21 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                            Barn #8161289
                                                                            21
                                                                            Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #6718325
                                                                              6
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Cottage #6860784
                                                                                15
                                                                                Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #8121424
                                                                                  8
                                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #6802030
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (16 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #8165837
                                                                                      16
                                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (17 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Cottage #8172452
                                                                                        17
                                                                                        Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (23 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Apartment #6469119
                                                                                          23
                                                                                          Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                            (12 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Cottage #8085808
                                                                                            12
                                                                                            Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (22 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              House #8145222
                                                                                              22
                                                                                              Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #6580401
                                                                                                5
                                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (16 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  House #1903018
                                                                                                  16
                                                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (16 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #6829391
                                                                                                    16
                                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (26 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Apartment #8111139
                                                                                                      26
                                                                                                      Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Just perfect!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Myself, my partner and our 4 year old daughter have just returned from a week in Cornwall, staying in Portmellon at Seatons Rest. The apartment was perfect for us, perfect location as well as being tastefully decorated with all the mod cons. We were able to walk into Mevagissey for lunch/dinner and there is a small bay just at the end of the road so we would wander down each morning and evening to admire the view. The location is great to explore further afield in Cornwall too. I can't rate this place highly enough, it's been renovated to a very high standard. Can't wait to return in the near future. So glad we chose this apartment.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Home from home comforts and more with a warm welcome from the owners.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property was excellent with all the modern conveniences you could wish for. The only thing I would of liked would of been a King size bed as although the double bed was comfortable a King size should be standard these days where there is room. The owners Katrina & Arthur where lovely people and the location was perfect with a brilliant beach and all local attractions nearby. We like our walking and the south coast walk didn't disappoint. The Ship public house house within the village had a lovely friendly atmosphere and served excellent pub grub. There is also an excellent cycle hire facility in the village with some great cycle routes to explore as we discovered. Would of liked to of returned same time next year but unfortunately was already booked on those dates so obviously a popular place to stay. Enjoyed our stay and holiday very much and will return sometime in the future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017